Man and his becoming according to the vedanta

His works are char- acterized by a foundational critique of the modern world coupled with a call for intellectual reform; a renewed examination of meta- physics, the traditional sciences, and symbolism, with special refer- ence to the ultimate unanimity of all spiritual traditions; and finally, a call to the work of spiritual realization. He leads the reader gradu- ally to the doctrine of the Supreme Identity and its logical corol- lary — the possibility that the being in the human state might in this very life attain liberation, the unconditioned state where all separateness and risk of reversion to manifested existence ceases. This book serves as an excellent introduction to Guenon's take on Vedanta and Traditionalist metaphysics at the most abstract level. Stefano Lezzerini rated it it was amazing Sep 05,

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This book serves as an excellent introduction to Guenon's take on Vedanta and Traditionalist metaphysics at the most abstract level. Man and His Becoming According to the Vedanta.

Man and His Becoming According tto the Vedanta 4. The order in which any subse- quent studies may appear will depend similarly on circumstances and will largely be determined by considerations of expediency; we think it advisable to mention this at the outset lest anyone should be tempted to see some sort of hierarchical order in our works, either as regards the importance of the questions treated or as regards their interdependence one upon another: Right from that time, he presents a rigorous understanding, not only of Hindu doctrines, but also of eastern metaphysics in general.

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He leads the reader gradu- ally to the doctrine of the Supreme Identity and its logical corol- lary — the possibility that the being in the human state might in this very life attain liberation, the unconditioned state where all separateness and risk of reversion to manifested existence ceases.

Shivnaz Bharadwaj rated it really liked it Oct 27, Purusha unaffected by Individual Modifications. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

For want of any other term, we are obliged to designate all that is thus outside and hie Being as "Non-Being", but for us this negative term is in no way synonym for 'nothingness'. The principles themselves are possessed of a range vastly exceeding the entire field of their possible applications; but it is nonetheless legitimate to expound them, wherever such a thing is possible, in relation to this or that particular application, and this is a procedure which in fact offers considerable advantages.

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Tony Butcher rated it it was amazing Jul 15, Trivia About Man and His Becom The first contained a foreword followed by notes and comments by Michel Valsanthe second did not contain these additions. Refresh and try again. History of a Pseudo-Religion. For reasons which have already been explained elsewhere, we have taken the Hindu doctrines as our central authority, and more espe- cially the teaching of the Vedanta which is the most purely meta- physical branch of these doctrines.

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He is veeanta to be an important writer in the Traditionalist School. Wherever possible, references have been up- dated, and English editions substituted. No trivia or quizzes yet. Man and his maan A special debt of thanks goes to Cecil Bethell, who revised and proofread the text at several mah and provided both the general index and the index of Sanskrit terms. Stefano Lezzerini rated it it was amazing Sep 05, The Posthumous Evolution of the Human Being. After asserting that the Vedanta represents the purest metaphysics in Hindu doctrine, he acknowledges the impossibility of ever expounding it exhaustively and states that the specific object of his study will be the nature and constitution of the human being.

He leads the reader gradually to the doctrine of the Supreme Identity and its logical corollary-the possibility that the being in the human state might in this very life attain liberation, the unconditioned state where all separateness and risk of reversion to manifested existence ceases.

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